Aging in place is more accurately be explained as a situation in which an older adult has access to services to both health and social supports, allowing him/her to safely and independently at home for as long as possible. This week we cover 3 great ideas to assist with safely aging in place.
Keeping active is a key way to maintain optimum health, no matter your age. This week we look at which exercises are the 3 best to help seniors keep fit.
As a senior, eating healthy is of paramount importance. What are some best practices for health living in our later years? This week we explore 3 ways to incorporate healthy living into our everyday practices.
For many caregivers, there is a concern that their caregiving tactics may not be sufficient. How do you know if you’re actually helping your loved one or making matters worse? Here are three smart steps for helping an elderly loved one with mobility issues:
Consider the fact that, due to mobility limitations, many seniors require help at bath time. This isn’t something they’re particularly fond of. The losses of both privacy and independence can cause an elderly individual to avoid the shower altogether. Here are 3 ways to encourage them to keep up the routine of a shower.
Probably the most obvious reason for installing a stair lift in your home is to maximize safety. There are a couple other advantages though…
It’s easy to focus on an elderly loved one’s physical health when he or she is suffering from a mobility issue. What is easy to forget, sometimes, is that an older adult is likely to experience emotional trauma due to his or her physical limitations. This week we look at 3 ways to promote the mental health of seniors.
This week, we discuss 3 ways you can tell if your loved one needs a little extra help or if they’re showing the onset of mobility issues. Want to know what you can do about it?
Mobility issues can make the supposedly-simple task of stepping into a bathtub quite difficult. Not to mention, medical conditions like Alzheimer’s disease can cause an older adult to simply forget to pay attention to his/her personal hygiene. What can you do to help your elderly loved one to keep clean? Here are 3 tips…